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Frontend Engineer

Location: Mumbai, 1 Vacancy - Fulltime

What we want to accomplish and why we need you?

Haptik is one of the world's largest Conversational AI companies, having reached over 100 million devices, and processed over 2 billion conversations till date. Haptik has been at the forefront of the paradigm shift of interaction from clicks to conversations. We have built a robust set of technology and tools that can enable any kind of conversational application. With a 100-member strong team, including some of the finest minds in Artificial Intelligence, Haptik is truly poised to lead the Conversational AI revolution. We are building bots for all sizes of Enterprises, big and small - come and join us!

We are a full-stack conversational AI company from building products to delivering bots for our clients. We are looking for a frontend engineer who can help us build the next generation of enterprise-grade conversational AI platform.

What will you do every day?

As a frontend engineer, you will be responsible for building the Haptik platform which is used by people across the globe. You will be partnering with product managers, designers, and platform teams to deeply understand the needs of our users and build a cutting edge cross-browser web interfaces that serve those needs. While you know how to work hard, you also know how to have fun at work and make friends with your colleagues.

Ok, you're sold, but what are we looking for in the perfect candidate?

  • Have a keen eye for detail and passionate about UI and UX.
  • Have a solid understanding of front-end technologies.
  • Build, maintain and gate-keep the platform-tools.
  • Work closely with the PM and designers to deliver high-quality features.
  • Work closely with the backend engineers to understand the Haptik system and build for scale.
  • Good skills at estimation and breaking down a project into smaller, manageable tasks.
  • You leave the code in a better state than when you found it by using and promoting good coding practices.
  • Participate in code reviews, automated and functional testing, and other aspects of our quality assurance process.
  • Fully participate in a scrum-based, agile development environment.
  • Document features to make them easily understandable to clients.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.

Requirements*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience building and shipping React.js applications.
  • Knowledge of flux and redux is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Understanding of responsive design and its implementation.
  • Experience with CSS, animations and UI/UX principles.
  • Good understanding of how browsers and DOM work.
  • Proficiency with browser developer tools.
  • Solid understanding of web performance.
  • Knowledge of backend technologies is a plus.
  • Exposure to tools like Jira and Git would be an added benefit.

* Requirements is such a strong word. We don’t necessarily expect to find a candidate that has done everything listed, but you should be able to make a credible case that you’ve done most of it and are ready for the challenge of adding some new things to your resume.

Tell me more about Haptik

  • On a roll: Announced major strategic partnership in April 2019 with Jio in a $100 million deal.
  • Great team: You will be working with great leaders who have been listed in Business World 40 Under 40, Forbes 30 Under 30 and MIT 35 Under 35 Innovators.
  • Great culture: The freedom to think and innovate is something that defines the culture of Haptik. Every person is approachable. While we are working hard, it is also important to take breaks to not get too worked up.
  • Huge market: Disrupting a massive, growing AI market. The global market is projected to attain a valuation of $9 billion by the end of 2024.
  • Emerging technology: We are moving to an AI first world, and Haptik is one of the largest AI first companies globally, based out of India.
  • Great customers: Some of the most notable brands in the world - Oyo Rooms, Samsung, Tata Teleservices, Club Mahindra, KFC, Coca-Cola, to count a few.
  • Impact: A fun and exciting start-up culture that empowers its people to make a huge impact.

Working hard for things that we don't care about is stress, but working hard for something we love is called passion! At Haptik we passionately solve problems in order to be able to move faster and each Haptikan imbibes our key values of honesty, ownership, perseverance, communication, impact, curiosity, courage, agility and selflessness.

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